Wednesday, April 27, 2016

APHA Webinar Series: Making the Connection, Climate Changes Health

Making the Connection: Climate Changes Health
A Four-Part Webinar Series
APHA and ecoAmerica are proud to co-sponsor a four-part webinar series investigating the health impacts of climate change. The series explores the connection between climate change and key areas of our health: allergies and asthma; health risks in children; mental health; and transportation and healthy community design as a mitigation approach. 

RegisterPart I – Making the Connection: Climate Changes Allergies and Asthma
Monday, May 9, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. EDT
Don't miss the start of the series! During this webinar, participants will discover how climate change conditions impact allergies and asthma. Register today!

Moderator:

  • Mark Mitchell, MD, MPHChair, National Medical Association Council on Medical Legislation
    Co-Chair, National Medical Association Commission on Environmental Health
Presenters:
  • David B. Peden, MD, MSAssociate Chair for Research & Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics
    Director, Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma & Lung Biology
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
       
  • Mona Sarfaty, MD, MPHDirector, Program on Climate and Health
    Center for Climate Change Communication
    George Mason University
Stay involved! Follow the conversation on social media using the hashtags #APHAwebinar and #ClimateChangesHealth. For more information on how climate change impacts health, please visitwww.apha.org/climate. Learn more about Climate for Health, and join health leaders from across the nation to lead by example and engage others on climate solutions.

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